iCAN Collective Creative 


November 4, 2017

9:00 AM- 6:00 PM


The Connection

4321 S. Cottage Grove

Chicago, IL 60653 


The iCAN Collective Creative Conference is a celebration of entrepreneurship, technology, innovation, diversity and inclusion.  

This is a memorable full day conference featuring inspirational guest speakers, panel discussions and interactive workshops with information attendees can apply to their businesses in a practical way.  

This is a culmination of the events we have had all year, packed into an inspiring, motivational day that will get your creative juices flowing and empower you to GET TO WORK.  


Nekia Nichelle


Linal Harris

Keynote Address

       Keynote Address

Genise Shelton 

Jeffrey Beckham
Jeffrey Beckham

CEO, Black Box Creative

Chrishon Lampley
Chrishon Lampley

CEO and Vintner of Love Cork Screw

Danielle Mitchell
Danielle Mitchell

Founder, Average Black Girl

Morgan Owens
Morgan Owens

Morgan A. Owens Brand

George Powell
George Powell

Founder, Easy Beauty

Brittany Applegate
Brittany Applegate

Founder, Brand Chicago

Jon Repka
Jon Repka

Director of Growth, PARO

Michelle Thibodeaux
Michelle Thibodeaux

Prosperity Coaching Academy

Calvin Boyd, Esq.
Calvin Boyd, Esq.

Partner at Boyd Haggins

Julia Kline
Julia Kline

Sales, Success and Mindset Coach

Shaniqua Davis
Shaniqua Davis

CEO, Noirefy


9:00 AM

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

Registration | Continental Breakfast | Networking

Welcome and Opening Keynote with Linal Harris

Intellectual Property Discussion with Calvin Boyd, Esq.

 Lunch Featuring a Fireside Chat with Shaniqua Davis, Founder of Noirefy

Interactive Branding Workshop with Morgan Owens

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

2:45 PM

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

4:30 PM

5:00 PM

Financial Modeling Workshop with Jon Repka of Paro

Market Yourself | Brand Your Business | Panel Discussion

Impact Networking and Refreshments

Sales Workshop with Julia Kline

Programmed for Success with Michelle Thibodeaux 

Afternoon Keynote Address with Genise Shelton

Closing Remarks


Wine Tasting with Love Cork Screw (Early Registrants Only)

Performance by Vocalist Keya Trammell and Artist Tyler Clark